Ten fun things to do indoors in Dubai

We have curated the best list of indoor activities in Dubai for you.

Chloe Hoffmann
June 24, 2022 1:21 PM

You want to do so many exciting things when you visit a place. While imagining vacations, you always have in your mind outdoor adventures. But weather conditions and several other factors make it often difficult to enjoy outdoor activities. However, that does not mean that you won’t get the opportunity to enjoy your leisure time. 

Several indoor venues in Dubai offer entertainment and excitement. You don’t have to bear the scorching heat or worry about the weather when you will get to know about the breathtaking indoor places you can visit in Dubai. We have curated the best list of indoor activity places for you.

Best indoor places to visit in Dubai

Paramount Hotel Dubai: Catch a classic movie

Are you a movie person? Do you favor comfortably sitting while enjoying a good movie with some popcorn? If this is your classic go-to leisure activity, we suggest the Paramount Hotel in Dubai. Inside the hotel is the Paramount Screening Room, where they play classic movies. Every Saturday and Sunday from 4th June, free movie airings can be enjoyed by people between 4 pm and 7 pm. Water and popcorn are complementary so that you get to enjoy your movie experience thoroughly.

Location: “Business Bay, Dubai 49100 United Arab Emirates”

Timing: Saturday and Sunday, 4 pm-7 pm

The Ripe Market | Golden Mile Galleria

Are you a shopping enthusiast who has an affinity for customized items? What if we tell you that you can shop and dine comfortably in an indoor location? Thrilled right? The Ripe Market is the newest offering of Golden Mile Galleria. You have the option to select from local produce and the work of artisans. The Ripe Market is open on Saturdays from 9 am to 7 pm. They launched it on 28th May. So, you can Visit the Ripe Market and satiate your love for uniqueness.

Location: Take the Palm Jumeirah monorail to reach the parking location, easily accessible through Sheikh Zayed Road.

Timing: Saturdays, 9am - 7pm


It is time to get the rhythm going. If freestyle is your style, we suggest you enter this indoor stadium of BOUNCE Al Quoz. Brush up on your freestyle skills and enjoy. Bounce in the air, do flips and other freestyle tricks.

Location: “BOUNCE Dubai, Building 32, 4B Street, Al Quoz 1”

Timing: Monday – Friday: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

TRICK NIGHT- Friday Nights: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Price: Starting from AED 85

Museum of Illusions

As the name suggests, you are bound to have a mind-boggling experience. From holograms to vortex tunnels to the science behind perception and image interpretation by the brain, you have it all here.

Location: Heritage Area Al Seef Road, Dubai Creek

Price: Child Ticket (5 to 15 years) -16.84 USD

Five years below can avail for free

Adult Ticket (16 years and above) - 22.45 USD

Family Ticket (includes two adults with 2 Children) - 63.15 USD

Senior/Student Ticket - 19.65 USD

Family & Friends (group of 5) - 89.80 USD

Timing: Every day, 10 am to 11 pm

Ski Dubai

Do snow and Dubai sound unbelievable? But to make indoor sports activity thrilling, there is a snow park with complete food options. The park is 4500 sq. and is suitable for sliding and skiing. It doesn’t matter whether you are a professional skier or an amateur. You will feel magical while enjoying all the snow in the -4 C temperature. The price depends on the type of package you choose to avail.

Location: “Sheikh Zayed Rd - Al Barsha - Al Barsha 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates”

Timing: Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am

The Green Planet Dubai

If you are fascinated by verdant flora and eye-catching fauna, you must visit the enthralling bio-dome known as The Green Planet. It is a tropical enclosed rain forest consisting of more than 3000 species of plants and animals.

Location: “The Green Planet, City Walk - Al Wasl, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.”

Timing: Daily 10 am-6 pm

Price: Online ticket AED 110

Kids below 2yrs do not require any ticket

The Storm Coaster | Dubai hill mall

Feel the adrenaline rush in the thrilling ride of a lifetime. Storm coaster will take you up and down through its course, and this will be the best indoor adventure that you can have.

Location: “Dubai Hills Mall - Dubai - United Arab Emirates”

Timing: Sunday to Thursday: 10 am-10 pm

Friday and Saturday: 10am-12am

Price: Starting from AED 65

Phobia escape games

If you want to play with your fears, go for the phobia escape games where you will be locked in a bunker and have to find your way out within 60 minutes. You play this game in groups, but we can bet that your fear will knock at your ribcage.

Location: “Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai”

Timing: Everyday 11 am-12 am

Price: Starting from AED 115 per person

If you are still wondering what to do while staying indoors, check out at least a few places mentioned above and enjoy the enthralling experience.

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